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William Cummings, was born in 1858 in Paisley, to a family of shoemakers. He would go on to become a world-champion distance runner, filling stadiums with thousands of excited fans and beating England’s best athlete at the same time.
Coats and Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce have agreed to be the first two corporate partners of the museum, due to reopen next year after a radical £45m redesign and refurbishment.
Digital will be used one of the main methods of interpretation for the stories on display in the refurbished museum.
Audience research and engagement has been the foundation of Paisley Museum Reimagined project. We are consulting with a range of audiences to develop new text and graphic panels that will feature in the museum.
Paisley Museum Reimagined is committed to maximising access for everyone regardless of their background. To helps us engage diverse audiences and encourage them to feel part of Paisley Museum’s transformation, an Activity Plan Programme has been delivered.
We wanted to give you an update of the progress made on-site in 2022 before ringing in the new year. The most visible changes include the installation of steelwork helping to outline the west extension and the demolition of the existing west gable wall.
In the summer, Paisley Museum Project Team reached another significant and colourful milestone when signing off the mock-up for the Museum’s red glass new entrance.
The fundraising campaign supporting the work to redesign Paisley’s museum into a world-class visitor destination is celebrating after passing the milestone of £1m of funding secured.